We Love | Winter
Is it time to gift your wardrobe a new lease on life? Avocados have more potential than just a tasty toast topping. The stones and skin can transform clothing has-beens into stunning millennial pink fashion must-haves! Get avo creative here: rebeccadesnos.com/blogs/ journal/avocado-dye-faqs-top-tips-for-pink
Resin art has taken the world by storm! Originally used for boat building, many local artists have now taken it to another level – including Anna, an Oropi-based resin expert. Her carefully crafted beach-inspired scenes adorn earrings, coasters and serving boards. Check out her work here: zephyrart.co.nz
Local Band – Alex Likes Boys
Taupō musos, Alex Likes Boys are a half kiwi, half UK four-piece band who hone a range of musical talent. Their tunes? A unique, alternative rock/folky sound smash. The group can be found rocking out at gigs around Taupō. For music and gig updates, follow them online: @alexlikesboysnz
Winter Skin – Tanning Moisturiser
Looking longingly back at your summer glow pics? You are not alone. Fortunately, Winter Skin is here to lift the blues! This gradual tanner and moisturiser is free from artificial ingredients – think au natural aloe vera, cacao and chamomile. To get your glow on, visit: ecotan.co.nz
As TikTok continues to unveil hidden treasures, the ‘Sunset Light’ is one not to be missed. After being cooped up in lockdown, this light went viral, projecting a golden hour effect. Now you can enjoy a sunset around-the-clock!
Mainland Cheese & Artisan Crackers
Who doesn’t love a good snack? Bundled up in an ‘on the go’ pack, you can now quieten those tummy rumbles when they stir. Perfect for that mid-ski, mid-work, or midnight nibble, Mainland have founded the perfect match!
Good Read – The 52 Week Project
After realising her life needed a change up, Wellingtonian Lauren Keenan decided to try something new every week for an entire year. Follow the highs and lows of her insightful and humorous journey, at: laurenkeenanwriter.com